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Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019, Page: 333-337
Action Research on Cooperative Learning of Business English Writing
Ling Zhang, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Beijing Wuzi University, Beijing, China
Received: Nov. 14, 2019;       Accepted: Nov. 23, 2019;       Published: Dec. 4, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20190806.15      View  74      Downloads  44
Abstract
Business English Writing is a compulsory course for English majors in Beijing Wuzi University. It is a practical course for students to internalize what they have learned in other Business Reading courses and turn it into business English articles. So cooperative learning method is introduced in this course to help students smoothly finish the writing process. Also, cooperative learning can help students to be more actively involved in learning, increase their learning motivation, improve their self-learning and creative thinking ability, so it has been applied broadly in English Teaching. However, there is seldom study that has been done on Business English Writing from the perspective of action research. This action research focused on how to apply cooperative learning in Business English Writing courses by comparing the learning results (ideas of the composition and length of the composition) of two classes, one is implemented with cooperative learning while the other is not. The comparison revealed that students were positive to cooperative learning and obtained more writing skills by learning in cooperative groups. In the last part, this paper summarized advantages and limitations of the experiment, and provided suggestions on how to improve cooperative learning in Business English Writing course to have a better learning outcome.
Keywords
Cooperative Learning, Business English Writing, Action Research
To cite this article
Ling Zhang, Action Research on Cooperative Learning of Business English Writing, Social Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 6, 2019, pp. 333-337. doi: 10.11648/j.ss.20190806.15
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